Please join us on May 25th and 26th for the Taiwan in Dynamic Transition Conference. A variety of topics will be discussed, with panels on:
1) History, Identity, and Political Discourse
2) The Political Dimension: Political and Legal Reform
3) Global and Local Interconnections
4) Social Change, Gender, and Popular Culture
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This course will trace the intercultural roots of East Asian music by following music as it moved along the Silk Road from Persia, India and Central Asia into China.
Please click here to read the news story on last week's public lecture, round table and multilingual reading of the 2012 Literature Nobel Prize winning author Mo Yan.
Languages and Cultures of Okinawa Learn about Okinawan language endangerment, language policy, multilingualism, linguistic fieldwork while gaining insight into the history, politics and culture(s)/ society of Okinawa. We will closely examine one of the minority languages, Miyako, to gain a deeper understanding of these issues. Students will give reports focusing on areas such as education, religion, sports, music, dance, food, the Ryuukyuu Kingdom, and the US military presence. Click the ttitle for more information!
For students interested in taking Chinese language courses for Spring/Summer 2013 and Fall 2013, new screening sessions have been confirmed.